Heavy-Hearted Cal-Mum Bids Farewell to Bob ‘the Bear’ Pullyblank

CALEDONIA – The hearts of all true Raiders are heavy today. The lights at Hamilton Field have gone dark. The face of the Caledonia-Mumford football tradition and, more famously, the voice of that tradition, Bob 'The Bear' Pullyblank, left us yesterday. If you were a little kid in Caledonia in the 70's, chances are you walked up the street on a Friday night, seeing the lights of Hamilton Field, and hearing the Bear get warmed up to announce the … [Read more...]

Avon Misses Piebald Doe Struck by Car

AVON – Neighbors in the area of the Kraft-Heinz plant will miss seeing a natural rarity in their backyards. Residents in the area of Wadsworth Avenue and Sackett Road said that they have seen the deer grow up since it was a fawn. "She was always with other deer. My mother would see that deer almost every day, probably three to four times a week," said Jeff Keady. "She told us about it, I think last spring, and we didn't believe her. I … [Read more...]

Avon Loses Protected Piebald Deer to Car

UPDATE: Avon Misses Piebald Doe Struck by Car AVON – A deer that hunters vowed not to shoot was killed by a passing car sometime between Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The piebald doe was seen many times by lucky individuals around the area of Fowlerville Road and the Kraft-Heinz plant and appreciated for its unusual beauty. "The hunters were all saying they weren't going to shoot it," said Kara Temperato on Wadsworth … [Read more...]

Sick Driver Hits Car Pumping Gas at Dutch Hollow Market

AVON – A driver ran off E Avon Lima Road and into a young man's car as he was pumping gas at Exxon Thursday morning. According to first responders on scene, a silver SUV was eastbound on Rte. 20 (E Avon Lima Road) when the driver allegedly experienced an illness, veered off the road and ran into a vehicle as its driver has just finished pumping gas. Firefighters cut away the driver's side door to free the driver. Airbags deployed in the SUV … [Read more...]

Cops Arrest Geneseo Burglar and Mount Morris Probationer for Heroin Gear

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested a probationer and a parolee for allegedly possessing needles and empty glassine baggies on 390. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Jarad LeFave, 31, of Mount Morris, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Hypodermic Instrument and misdemeanor Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the Second Degree. Ryan Wicker, 20, was arrested for misdemeanor … [Read more...]

Woman Passes Away after Avon Crash

AVON – The injured driver in Wednesday's collision on Rte. 15 (Lakeville Road) passed away late Friday night. According to a press release from New York State Police, Norma Miller, 75, passed away at Strong Memorial Hospital. State Police said that the investigation into the collision is ongoing. They were assisted at the scene by the Livingston County Sheriff's Office. At the scene on Wednesday, State Police said that the driver of the … [Read more...]

Cops Find Crack and 3 Wanted People on 390

AVON – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office arrested three out-of-county residents on Wednesday on active arrest warrants. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, David Lewis, 33, was arrested for misdemeanor Criminal Impersonation in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree. Melissa Barrett, 26, and Adam Koester, 32, were arrested on warrants out of the Village of … [Read more...]

Lions to Mark 100th Birthday with Clock Near Avon Circle Park

AVON – The Avon Lions Club is working on putting up a pole clock near Circle Park to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Lions Club International. According to Avon Lion Jim Carney, Lions Club International asked local clubs across the country to organize small centennial projects. After tossing around ideas for a small monument or a park bench, the club settled on a decorative clock. "With a bench, nobody knows who put it there unless … [Read more...]

Lima Seeks Buyer for Vacant Save-A-Lot

LIMA – The Town of Lima is seeking a new owner for a building that has been a central feature of the town for over 40 years. According to Lima Village Mayor Carl Luft said that he and Lima Town Supervisor Peter Yendell have been actively searching in their search for a buyer of the old Save-A-Lot building, particularly for grocery stores or grocery store chains to take over the facility. “No one has personally approached me buyer-wise,” … [Read more...]

Avon Truck Crash Critically Injures Driver

UPDATE: State Police now say that the injured driver is age 75, not age 41. AVON – A car collided with a box truck on Rte. 15 (Lakeville Road) on Wednesday. According to first responders on scene, the driver of the sedan, a 75-year-old female, sustained critical injuries when the vehicles collided at about 3 p.m. Two passengers in the box truck were not injured. Firefighters had to free the driver of the sedan. NYS Police said that … [Read more...]